MONARCH was founded by recognized experts from the intelligence and business community including the former President of BND Gerhard Schindler, national security experts from Germany and the UK, DAX-corporate CFO Prof. Dr. Stefan Kirsten, former CEO of Airbus Tom Enders, and the widely acknowledged entrepreneurs and defense industrialists Dr. Sandro Gaycken and Benjamin Rohé .
We have built, operated and sold businesses in the Tech- and Defense Industry over the past 30+ years.
Complemented by an outstanding governing board, MONARCH operates within highest moral and ethical standards. We adhere to Western values and do not promote authoritarian interests.
Dr. Sandro Gaycken
Prof. Dr. A. Stefan Kirsten
Seamus Tucker CMG OBE
ADVISORY BOARD / FOUNDER
Dr. Thomas Enders
Supervisory Board Member Lufthansa, Former CEO Airbus
ADVISORY BOARD / FOUNDER
Former President of BND – Bundesnachrichtendienst (federal intelligence service)
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook
Executive Vice President/Senior Adviser, Bertelsmann Stiftung, former Executive Director Belfer Center Harvard Kennedy School
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER Prof. Dr. Peter Neumann
Founding Director ICSR, King’s College London and Professor of Security Studies at the War Studies Department
Paul Taylor, Chairman of the Board
Paul has over 30 years of experience leading the delivery of some of the most demanding national security programmes in the UK, operating at the very highest levels of government.
Non-Executive Director for Morgan Stanley
Former Partner for Cyber Security in Financial Services at KPMG – Deputy Managing Director AWE plc – nuclear warhead programme of the UK
Co-Founder of BIT Capital (digital asset manager), Angel Invest Ventures, Member of the Board of Long-Term Investing Research AG
Former Head of portfolio management for institutional clients at dresdner bank investmentmanagement (dbi). Former Managing Director at Allianz Global Investors;Member of the Board of BVI (German Investment and Asset Management Association)
Joel F. Brenner
Senior Research Fellow MIT Center for International Studies (critical infrastructure, international conflicts)
Prev. Senior Counsel, National Security Agency (NSA) advising Agency leadership on the public-private effort to create better Internet security; the head of US counterintelligence under the Director of National Intelligence (2009-2010); and NSA’s Inspector General (2002-2006), responsible for that agency’s top-secret internal audits and investigations.
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YOUR PROBLEM IS OUR MISSION: MONARCH is the trusted partner for intelligence operations in turbulent times.